It's Thursday and I'm here and I'm going to try to participate in Friday Fragments! If you would like to dump those left over thoughts from your brain go on over to Mrs. 4444's place and join in the Friday party!
So here go my disjointed week's thoughts.
We have a sweet friend who was in the Homecoming court for her high school. My brother's friend came with his convertible and my brother rode shotgun while I took pictures.
She was a finalist and isn't she gorgeous! Sweet too.....the theme of Homecoming this year was the 20's Flappers and she was perfect!
The driver and bodyguard......on the right is my brother
It was a hot day and the parade lined up an hour before the start of the parade. There were three school bands and about fifty or so cars. The parade started went ONE block and turned the corner returning to the parking lot. That was it and I was a little shocked! But it was fun and we were honored to be part of her special day.
Mercy Uganda, the mission we are involved with just celebrated five years! During this time, our dear friends have made many trips to Uganda, raising money for several wells in remote villages, bringing sewing machines in and teaching the women to sew giving them a way to make a living for their children. Other projects include teaching agriculture skills, starting livestock programs, teaching hygiene and obtaining sponsorships for children to attend school. Mercy Uganda has bought a small amount of land and Mark and Laura hope to move there summer of 2014! Each year we have a fund raising banquet and last week we held our annual banquet with a Christmas theme. Ladies in our church decorated tables and it was indeed a winter wonderland.....
Lots of stuff for sale......hair bow trees!
Tables.....they weren't for sale
Silent auction items from Uganda.....homemade nativity....
The Superhero bid on this and won......I actually just realized it wasn't this picture but one like it...
Our local newscaster on the left.....Meredith Terhaar.....emcee.....a PA friend on the right who has been to Uganda with our team doing medical work.
The founder of Mercy Uganda....Laura Knetzer.....she and her husband, Mark have given their lives completely to this ministry. She's also my dear friend and I love her.
It was a great night!
The strangest things happen in Walmart.....a few days ago, I was buying a few groceries and in the checkout line I felt someone behind me a bit too close. I value my personal space greatly. When I finally turned around an older man (not creepy at all) said "I love your ring".....speaking of my wedding ring. I answered that I did also, but that I loved the man who gave it to me so much more. He said "well, he must love you a lot".....at that point I decided I wouldn't tell him that I actually
MIL is doing very well after her knee replacement surgery! This is such good news.
And with that thought in mind......I opened a fortune cookie one night and it said.....you will be very prosperous if you use your creativity. I guess I am not destined to be prosperous!
I know this post has a lot of picture overload! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!